Ami HarelAmi Harel

CEO

42 years of industry experience in integration, systems engineering, project management disciplines in Israel and in the international market and managing large organizations (800 employees) in the IDF, Rafael, at L3-Wescam, Seraphim Optronics LTD. and Plasan Sasa.
Extensive experience in military and civilian systems with specialties in land, air and naval systems including surveillance systems, transportation and medical equipment.
Specialist with extensive experience in Integrated Logistic Support at all maintenance echelons (Operator, Intermediate, and Depot).  Founded and headed for 26 years a large multi disciplinary maintenance organization (600 people).
20 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary projects.  Knowledgeable in all areas of managing projects and systems engineering.
Served as President of Plasan Israel during its peak MRAP and MATV Programs for the US forces (2009-2010), Marketing VP at Seraphim Optronics (2006-2008), and headed the Land Combat Systems Directorate of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (2004-2005).
Served as Head of Project Managers Forum & Knowledge Community at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (150 project managers at the time).
Ami holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion, Haifa, multi-stage formal training in maintenance at all echelons and two additional formal training courses from Lahav, Faculty of Management, The Leon Recanati School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University: Directors, and Senior Officers of Corporations, and Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation.


Meir Tahan, Ph.D Meir Tahan

38 years of industry experience in integration, systems engineering, project management disciplines in Israel and in the international market at Rafael, Infrared Fiber Systems, Celletra, Seraphim Optronics LTD. and Plasan Sasa.
Extensive experience in military and civilian systems with specialties in land, air and naval systems including surveillance systems and medical equipment.
Certified by INCOSE (International Organization for Systems Engineering) as an expert in systems engineering – ESEP (Expert System Engineering Professional), Israel’s only so far.
Served as Chief Engineer at Seraphim Optronics LTD. and as Chief Engineer for Testing & Evaluation at Plasan Sasa.
One of the founding members of the “Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering” at ORT Braude College of Engineering.
Meir holds a B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and an M.Sc. and Ph.D in Systems Engineering from the Technion, Haifa, and many years of practical experience in system engineering. Lectures on integration, risk management and project management processes and mentoring systems engineering projects and engineering design.


Moti RonenMoti Ronen

34 years of industry experience in the defense industry mainly in Reliability Engineering, Maintainability Engineering, Safety Engineering and Quality Engineering disciplines in Israel and in the international market in Chipcom, Rafael, and Plasan Sasa.
Extensive experience in military and civilian multidisciplinary systems, with specialties in mechanical, electronic, electro-optic and software systems in land, air and naval systems including surveillance systems, and transportation.
Extensive experience in performing and leading of processes of integrated international programs with development, transition to production, manufacturing, service and maintenance.
Extensive experience of managing and supervision of quality systems of small and large organizations.
Expertise in writing technical specifications, engineering reports, procedures, work instructions, failure analysis and corrective actions.
Moti holds a B.A. in Statistics form University of Haifa and an M.Sc. in Quality and Reliability Engineering from the Technion, Haifa. Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), American Society of Quality Assurance (ASQC).


Zeev ShavitZeev Shavit

44 years of industry experience in the fields of mechanical engineering, focused on thermodynamics and heat transfer. Transport of heat transfer solutions for mission profile and environmental conditions of extreme constraints.
Integrated expert systems; Mechanical, electro-optical and electronic software intensive systems for land, air and naval systems.
Extensive experience in performing and leading of heat-transfer discipline development projects of multi-disciplinary systems, within international programs torough development, transition to production, manufacturing processes, service and maintenance.
Zeev holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion, Haifa.


Tamir Bustnay Tamir Bustnay

30 years of industry experience in the integration, systems engineering, project management disciplines in Israel and in the international market in Rafael, Elbit, IAI, Plasan, Siemens Israel, Flash Networks and in the Technion, Haifa.
Extensive experience in land, air and naval military systems as well as civilian systems including simulation systems, communications and medical systems.
13 years of experience in leading multi-disciplinary projects. Knowledgeable in all disciplines associated with management and systems engineering projects.
Expert and consultant for systems engineering, risk management quality management and knowledge management. Lecturer at the B.Sc and M.Sc systems engineering and systems theory, and mentoring graduate students in systems engineering, Technion, Haifa.
Advisor accompanies startups in various stages of development (specification, technology and business development, fundraising and management).
Member of the Committee of Standards for the Standard 1818 of Systems Engineering at the Standards Institution of Israel.
Tamir holds a B.Sc. In Software Engineering and an M.Sc. in Systems Engineering from the Technion, Haifa.


Regina Reshef Regina Reshef

42 years of industry experience in management of electronic assembly departments in Elsint, COM , Eltam and Establishing configuration management plans for complex projects.
Expert in configuration management of complex systems, defense, medical and other.
Expert in support systems for configuration management.
Many years of experience in leading configuration management discipline in Opgal, as the Head of Configuration Management Section of Rafael, and the Point Of Contact for collaboration with international industries.
Experience in the establishment and leading of the Configuration Management Department of Plasan and coaching of configuration management team members.
Extensive experience in configuration management mentoring and guidance.
Electronics Technician BA.  Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Open University with a specialization in management issues.


Tzvika FurmanTzvika_Furman_photo

20 years of industry experience in R&D, new product introduction (NPI), project management and business development disciplines in Israel and in the international market in KLA-Tencor Semiconductors, Rafael, Biosense-Webster, Sanmina-SCI and Plasan Sasa.
Extensive experience in military and civilian multidisciplinary systems, with specialties in mechanical systems, land, air and naval systems, and medical device.
Led R&D teams, managed major product development programs and operations, including marketing and business development.
Served as a project manager and as Head of airborne and maritime global business units at Plasan leading a global naval and airborne market diversification strategy.
Established and led an NPI department at Sanmina-SCI Improving product quality, data transfer efficiency and on-time delivery KPIs.
Tzvika holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and an Advanced Project Management (PMP®) training course both from the Technion, Haifa.


Giora GoraliGiora Gorali

Over 40 years of industry experience in mechanical research & design, mechanical systems engineering in the Technion Institute for R&D and Rafael.
Extensive experience in military and civilian systems with specialties in land and naval systems.
Specialist with extensive experience in R&D of special and complex mechanisms and sophisticated mechanical systems operating in severe environment conditions.
Over 25 years of experience as team leader and Sector Head in Rafael.
5 years of service as Safety Engineer as additional responsibility in Rafael including managing complicated and risky experiments.
50 years of teaching and instructing variety of mechanical subject in variety of technical institutes including the Technion (Aeronautical, Mechanical and Agricultural Engineering Faculties), Rafael and others.
Giora holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Agricultural (Mechanical) Engineering from the Technion, Haifa.


Danny RotterDanny Rotter

45 years of experience in the military and civilian industry in project management, systems engineering, development, integration, design transfer to manufacturing and delivery of advanced systems that include a number of innovative technologies, production and supply chain management at Rafael, IMI, and at civilian companies.
Expert with extensive experience in all elements of professional management: processes, operational and financial management, human resources, quality assurance, production, and systems maintenance in large quantities. In addition, experience in supply chains management, specifically in unit purchase that requires large financial, inventory and logistics management.
Danny excelled in many positions. He served as Supply Chain Manager at I.M.I. (2011-2013), Vice President Supply Chain at P.C.B Technologies Ltd. (2008 -2010), Supply Chain Manager at Rafael leading division (1999-2008), Project Manager at Rafael (1992-1999), and Systems Engineer and Chief Staff of production and maintenances line at Rafael (1992-1985).
Danny holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Haifa, Israel. He is a Certified Procurement Manager – CPM, certified by the Organization of Purchasing and Logistics in Israel. Successfully graduated numerous courses and supplementary training for procurement, logistics, and management of quality assurance and focus for excellence. Engaged in Project Management, Manufacturing Systems Management, Financial Statement Analysis, and qualification of Directors, and Senior Officers of Corporations in government companies. Served as an expert in process improvement in enterprises, and participated in the Technion’s MOVING-UP Program workshops to promote industry innovation.


Shimshon Arueti Ph.DShimshon Arueti Ph.D

Dr. Shimshon Arueti is an experienced and appreciated expert in the field of system safety, mainly in integration of safety in system design and analysis of complex systems in order to achieve optimal level of safety in view of requirements and risk.
Shimshon Graduated the Technion in Electrical Engineering has a Master’s degree (from Ben-Gurion University) and a PhD (from UCLA) in Nuclear Engineering, focusing on system safety. During his academic studies and professional life, Shimshon is the author of many publications, most of which are professional reports. In addition, his publication include about 30 conference and journal papers and participation as co-author in the book “The Language of Quality” published in 1995.
Since 1980, Shimshon is employed in the areas of safety analysis and design for safety for complex systems such as nuclear and fossil power plants, space vehicles, and weapon systems in the USA and in Israel. For approximately 20 years (until his retirement in 2015) was the leader of safety analysis and design for safety in Rafael’s Center for System Reliability and Safety. Lectured in the Technion courses for probabilistic safety analysis, manages a few workshops on that subject and continues to lecture for Occupational Safety and Hygiene and for The Israeli Users’ Association of Advanced Technologies in Hi-Tec Integrated Systems (ILTAM/INCOSE).
Shimshon’s occupational history includes: Engineer at the Israeli Electrical Corporation (1973-1977); Head of Section at the Power Plant Division of the Israeli AEC (1975-1984); Consultant for PLG inc. In Newport Beach, CA. (1984-1988); Engineer, Analyst and Project Leader at ACTA Inc., Torrance, CA. (1988-1990); Researcher (Post Doc.) at UCLA (1989-1990); and leader of the safety analysis field in Rafael’s Center for System Reliability and Safety (1990-2015).
Shimshon’s Major Professional Activities are: Safety analyses for power plants, space systems, weapon systems, industrial plants; system safety engineering; safety infrastructure activities, including research, writing of procedures and handbooks, training for safety activities; tutoring in various forums, such as: academy courses, professional courses, conferences, advising MSc Students for their degree.
Since his retirement in 2015, Shimshon continues in his broad activity as a consultant, analyzer, developer and teacher.